June 29, 2015 / 1:31 AM / 2 years ago

China finance minister: confident AIIB can start functioning before year end

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Monday he was confident the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could start functioning before the end of the year.

China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei listens to a question at China Development Forum, in Beijing March 22, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Lou was speaking at a ceremony in Beijing at which delegates from 57 countries will sign articles of agreement on the founding of the China-backed AIIB.

Reporting by Koh Gui Qing; Writing by John Ruwitch; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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